Growing organic fruit has never been so important, with new evidence showing pesticides escaping into the environment at scarily high rates.
Are insects in fruit trees a bad thing or a good thing? Learning to appreciate insects is an important part of adopting an organic mindset.
Queensland fruit fly is one of the hardest pests to manage organically. Get to know your enemy and don’t give up – you can fight fruit fly!
Earwigs can do terrible damage to stone fruit crops, but they’re also useful. It’s better to protect your fruit rather than eradicate them.
Broken fruit trees can be caused by animals eating them, or accidental damage. Identifying the animal is the first step to prevention.
Ineffective netting over your fruit trees may be costing you more than you think, so review your netting at the end of the season.